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USG Corporation (USG)

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USG Corporation
550 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
United States - Map
Phone: 312-436-4000

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Industrial Goods
Industry:General Building Materials
Full Time Employees:8,900

Business Summary 

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a manufacturer and distributor of building materials worldwide. It operates in three segments: North American Gypsum, Worldwide Ceilings, and Building Products Distribution. The North American Gypsum segment provides gypsum and related products that are used to construct walls, ceilings, roofs, and floors of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, as well as in various industrial applications. It provides gypsum panels; and a line of joint compounds, corner beads, and tape that are used for finishing wallboard joints under SHEETROCK brand name. This segment also offers cement board and accessories under DUROCK brand name; gypsum-fiber panels under the brand name of FIBEROCK; various gypsum panels under SECUROCK brand name; and poured gypsum underlayments under the brand name of LEVELROCK. In addition, this segment provides construction plaster products under RED TOP, IMPERIAL, DIAMOND, and SUPREMO brand names; and gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers for the use in a various applications, including soil conditioning, road repair, fireproofing, and ceramics. The Worldwide Ceilings segment offers ceiling tiles under RADARTM, ECLIPSETM, MARSTM, and HALCYONTM brand names; and ceiling grids under the brand names of DONN, DX, FINELINE, CENTRICITEETM, DXI IDENTITEETM, CURVATURATM, and COMPASSO. The Building Products Distribution segment operates as distributor of gypsum wallboard and other building materials; and products of other manufacturers, including drywall metal, insulation, roofing, fasteners, and exterior insulation finishing systems. The company also distributes its products through building materials dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, specialty wallboard distributors, and contractors. It has strategic partnership with XL Brands. USG Corporation was founded in 1901 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Corporate Governance 
USG Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Mr. James S. Metcalf , 56
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Matthew F. Hilzinger , 50
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Christopher R. Griffin , 51
Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Dominic A. Dannessa , 57
Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. Stanley L. Ferguson , 61
Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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